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Alabama History/Culture in the News: 13-22 May & Bonus Material

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  • Amos J Wright
    Listings since July 2002 are also at http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm as well as in the archives of alabamahistory at Yahoo:
    Message 1 of 1 , May 22, 2006
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      Listings since July 2002 are also at
      http://www.anes.uab.edu/alahistnews0.htm

      as well as in the archives of alabamahistory at Yahoo:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/alabamahistory

      Listings prior to that date are in the archives.

      Materials in brackets are my additions. Items are listed more or less in
      reverse chronological order within each section.

      All links are working at the time I send this email and post them to the
      web page listing.

      Feel free to forward this email as desired....



      AND NOW THE NEWS...COMING EVENTS*HISTORY**CULTURE**DEATHS*BONUS MATERIAL


      **THIS MONTH IN ALABAMA HISTORY
      http://www.archives.state.al.us/thisweek/month.html



      ================
      **COMING EVENTS
      ================

      **[no entries this issue]

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      **HISTORY
      =============

      **Railroad cross-tie plantation fades into area's farmland
      [former town of Rumph]
      http://tinyurl.com/pzpw2
      Mobile Press-Register 22 May 2006

      **Cleaning history
      Florence [grave] markers under restoration
      http://tinyurl.com/rpuyj
      Florence Times Daily 22 May 2006

      **[Pine Flat Presbyterian] Church used in 'Big Fish' being restored
      [built in 1871]
      http://tinyurl.com/mvnyp
      Montgomery Advertiser 22 May 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qro3m
      Mobile Press-Register 22 May 2006

      **1961 May 22- The Attorney General orders two hundred additional U.S.
      Marshals to Montgomery, Alabama. This is in addition to the four
      hundred
      U.S. marshals already dispatched to Montgomery to keep order in the
      Freedom
      Rider controversy.

      1961 May 21- Freedom Riders are attacked in Montgomery, Alabama. The
      third
      city in which the CORE-sponsored group is attacked, the incident prompts

      Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to send U.S. marshals to keep the
      peace while Governor Patterson of Alabama declares martial law and
      dispatches the National Guard to the troubled area.

      1961 May 20- A mob attacks freedom riders in Montgomery, Alabama.
      Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy dispatches four hundred U.S. marshals
      to
      Montgomery to keep order in the freedom rider controversy.
      FROM: Today in Black History
      http://listserv.icors.org/archives/Munirah.html

      **Birmingham Music Club still finds a way to hit high notes [100 years
      old]
      http://tinyurl.com/n4e9k
      Birmingham News 21 May 2006

      **Tuscumbia trolley tours take to town Tuesday
      http://tinyurl.com/nopux
      Florence Times Daily 21 May 2006

      **American Village names chapel for Thompsons
      Couple to be honored for aiding teachers
      http://tinyurl.com/pcksh
      Birmingham News 21 May 2006

      **From a bygone era in retail [at Parisian's]
      http://tinyurl.com/lcdqu
      Birmingham News 21 May 2006

      **Volunteers preserve the past by mapping local cemeteries
      http://tinyurl.com/oaxnd
      Florence Times Daily 21 May 2006

      **Shoals cities take step back in time with historic walking tours
      http://tinyurl.com/rsdq8
      Florence Times Daily 21 May 2006

      **Freedom Riders recall dark day in '61
      http://tinyurl.com/nx9nf
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 May 2006

      **2006 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame inductees
      http://tinyurl.com/rahoo
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 May 2006

      **Montgomery native [Buddy] McClinton humbled by HoF induction
      http://tinyurl.com/oct6v
      Montgomery Advertiser 21 May 2006

      **Baseball stars [Bob] Veale, [Jim] Davenport enter [Ala. Sports] Hall
      http://tinyurl.com/pt583
      Birmingham News 21 May 2006

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/rk8kr
      Mobile Press-Register 21 May 2006

      **[Mia] Hamm happy Alabama claims her
      [first soccer player inducted into Ala. Sports HoF]
      http://tinyurl.com/odce7
      Birmingham News 20 May 2006

      **Aviation museum in works [for Montgomery]
      http://tinyurl.com/lbofv
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 May 2006

      **b. 05-20-1911 - Vet Boswell - Birmingham, AL - d. 11-12-1988
      singer: (The Boswell Sisters) "The Boswell Sisters"; "Woodbury Soap
      Show"
      [old radio shows]

      **Yesterday's News [in Mobile in 1856, 1906, etc.]
      http://tinyurl.com/qpet8
      Mobile Press-Register 20 May 2006

      **Hurricanes, shortfalls endanger Ala. fort [Morgan]
      http://tinyurl.com/ne6j8
      Boston Globe 13 May 2006


      ===========
      **CULTURE
      ===========

      **Gifted writer shares insights, advice on pregnancy [Beth Ann Fennelly]
      http://tinyurl.com/s87n4
      Mobile Press-Register 21 May 2006


      ===========
      **DEATHS
      ===========

      **Ex-Air War College commander [David] Gray dead at 75
      http://tinyurl.com/nxet4
      Montgomery Advertiser 20 May 2006

      ==================
      **BONUS MATERIAL
      ==================

      **URL: http://www.oldmobilian.com
      TITLE: The Old Mobilian
      DESCRIPTION: Website featuring stories and photos about the people of
      historical Mobile, Alabama. Find out living history about your
      ancestors.
      Surnames, Dennis, Dorlon, Pennington; Regions: Mobile, Coden, Bayou La
      Batre, etc.



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      A.J. Wright, M.L.S.
      Associate Professor
      Director, Section on the History of Anesthesia

      Department of Anesthesiology Library
      University of Alabama at Birmingham
      619 19th Street South, JT965
      Birmingham AL 35249-6810

      (205) 975-0158
      (205) 975-5963 [fax]
      ajwright@...

      http://www.anes.uab.edu/libraryinformation.htm
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